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Nabeul

Nabeul
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Nabeul is located in Tunisia
Nabeul
Nabeul
Location in Tunisia
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Country Tunisia
Governorate Nabeul Governorate
Population (2014)
 • Total 73,128
Time zone CET (UTC1)

Nabeul (Tunisian Arabic: ??  Nabil ; French: [na'bøl]) is a coastal town in northeastern Tunisia, on the south coast near to the Cap Bon peninsula. It is located at around 36°27'N 10°44'E? / ?36.450°N 10.733°E? / 36.450; 10.733 and is the capital of the Nabeul Governorate. The city has a population of 73,128 (2014 census).

Nabeul was founded in the 5th century BC by the Greeks of Cyrene, serving as a trade port. Its name is an Arabised form of the Greek Neapolis 'new city' (an etymology it shares with Naples, Neapoli, and Nablus).

It is a popular tourist destination and the main centre of the Tunisian pottery industry.

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